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Rachel continues to support schools as more laptops are rolled out

Following the decision to close schools to all but the children of key workers and vulnerable pupils, Rachel has been working with Redditch headteachers to ensure their students have the devices they need to continue learning at home.

Rachel welcomes reforms to make it easier and cheaper for leaseholders to buy their homes 

Under the reforms, millions of leaseholders will be given the right to extend their lease by a maximum term of 990 years at zero ground rent.

Being asked to stay at home again is tough, but I know my constituents believe it is the right thing to do

“Although there will still be many long weeks ahead that will require us to once again make huge sacrifices, thanks to the extraordinary work of our scientists, our NHS and the resolve of everyone in Redditch, we now know the path to beating this virus and we are making vital progress.”

Rachel working hard to ensure students have access to laptops

“I know laptops have already been distributed via the Department for Education’s scheme. I’m urgently working to ensure every student who needs a laptop gets one.”

We must stay at home to protect our NHS

“I know the weeks ahead will be tough, but just like before, I know Redditch will come together in this national effort to tackle COVID-19. Please stay safe everyone and stay at home.”

Rachel gets clarification from Education Ministers on return of middle schools

“Following the announcement the Government has pushed back the staggered return for secondary schools and colleges by one week, I sought urgent clarification from Education Ministers about what this means for Redditch’s middle schools.”

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Rachel Maclean MP

Rachel Maclean MP

Member of Parliament for Redditch

About Rachel

A Midlands girl, Rachel went to the local comprehensive school and is a working Mum with four grown up children and two rescue dogs, Phoebe & Herbie. She has spent most of her life in the Solihull and Birmingham area. As promised at the General Election in 2017, Rachel, her family, Phoebe & Herbie the dogs have now moved to the constituency.

Rachel has a background in business, after she married her husband David, they set up a Birmingham based publishing company, specialising in IT and software content. Over the years she faced the challenges and setbacks that many small business owners experience, but the business eventually flourished and now employs people from all over the Midlands area including Redditch people, as well as having an international presence.

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